Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Friday, 29 April 2016
1748 Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.
1757 Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1772 Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on August - 11.
1772 On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
1772 On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
1778 On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement
1780 On this day in history barbados hurricane begins
1786 On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia
1794 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on August - 11.
1799 On this day in history joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist
1804 On August - 11 francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria
1805 On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
1807 On August - 11 david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849
1811 Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on this day in history.
1820 On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56
1823 On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)
1824 On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.
1828 On this day in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909
1832 Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 11.
1833 Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on this day in history.
1835 On August - 11 george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal
1836 On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.
1844 Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1852 On August - 11 nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70
1858 First ascent of the Eiger on this day in history.
1858 On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)
1860 On August - 11 nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)
1860 Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.
1860 On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
1860 On this day in history james Wilson, politician
1862 Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.
1863 French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.
1863 Cambodia becomes French protectorate on August - 11.